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Dimension Class

Represents the contents of a Dimension. This class cannot be inherited.

Object
  MarshalByRefObject
    Component
      Microsoft.AnalysisServices.ModelComponent
        Microsoft.AnalysisServices.NamedComponent
          Microsoft.AnalysisServices.MajorObject
            Microsoft.AnalysisServices.ProcessableMajorObject
              Microsoft.AnalysisServices.Dimension

Namespace:  Microsoft.AnalysisServices
Assembly:  Microsoft.AnalysisServices (in Microsoft.AnalysisServices.dll)

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[DesignerAttribute("Microsoft.AnalysisServices.Design.DimensionDesigner,Microsoft.AnalysisServices.Design", 
	typeof(IRootDesigner))]
[DesignerCategoryAttribute("Designer")]
[XmlRootAttribute(Namespace = "http://schemas.microsoft.com/analysisservices/2003/engine")]
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public sealed class Dimension : ProcessableMajorObject, 
	IMajorObject, INamedComponent, IModelComponent, IComponent, IDisposable, 
	ICloneable

The Dimension type exposes the following members.

  NameDescription
Public methodDimension()Initializes a new instance of the Dimension class using the default values.
Public methodDimension(String)Initializes a new instance of Dimension class using a name.
Public methodDimension(String, String)Initializes a new instance of Dimension class using a name and an identifier.
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  NameDescription
Public propertyAnnotationsGets the collection object of all annotations to current object. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public propertyAttributeAllMemberNameGets or sets the AllMember attribute value of the dimension.
Public propertyAttributeAllMemberTranslationsGets the translations collection for the AllMember attribute.
Public propertyAttributesGets the attributes collection of the dimension.
Public propertyCollationGets or sets the collation for the members of the dimension.
Public propertyContainer (Inherited from Component.)
Public propertyCreatedTimestampGets or sets the date and time of the creation of the object. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public propertyCurrentStorageModeGets or sets the current storage mode of the dimension.
Public propertyCurrentStringStoresCompatibilityLevelGets or sets the compatibility level of the current string stores.
Public propertyDataSourceGets the data source object used in the current dimension.
Public propertyDataSourceViewGets the DataSourceView object associated with a Dimension.
Public propertyDependsOnDimensionGets the dimension object of a dimension that the current dimension either depends on, or is highly correlated with.
Public propertyDependsOnDimensionIDGets or sets the dimension internal identifier of a dimension that the current dimension depends on. See DependsOnDimension.
Public propertyDescriptionGets or sets a description string of current object. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public propertyDimensionPermissionsGets the permissions collection for the dimension.
Public propertyErrorConfigurationGet or sets the error configuration object for the current dimension.
Protected propertyFriendlyNameReturns a user-friendly name. (Inherited from NamedComponent.)
Public propertyHierarchiesGets the Hierarchy collection for the current dimension.
Public propertyIDGets or sets the identifier of the component. (Inherited from NamedComponent.)
Public propertyIsLinkedGets a value indicating whether the current dimension is linked.
Public propertyIsLoadedInfrastructure. Gets a value that indicates whether MajorObject have been loaded. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public propertyIsParentChildGets a true value if current dimension is of ParentChild type.
Public propertyKeyAttributeGets the lowest level attribute for the current dimension.
Protected propertyKeyForCollectionReturns the key used in collections. (Inherited from NamedComponent.)
Public propertyLanguageGets or sets the value that specifies the default language for a Dimension object.
Public propertyLastProcessedGets or sets the DateTime on which the object was last processed. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public propertyLastSchemaUpdateGets or sets the date and time when current object schema was last updated. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public propertyMdxMissingMemberModeGets or sets the MDX missing member mode associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyMiningModelGets the details of an individual mining model associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyMiningModelIDGets or sets the mining model identifier associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyNameGets or sets the name of the component. (Inherited from NamedComponent.)
Public propertyOwningCollectionGets or sets the collection that contains the ModelComponent. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Public propertyParentGets the parent Database of the Dimension object.
Public propertyParentServerGets the parent Server of the Dimension object.
Public propertyProactiveCachingGets or sets the proactive caching properties associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyProcessingGroupGets or sets the processing group associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyProcessingModeGets or sets the processing mode associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyProcessingPriorityGets or sets the processing priority of a Dimension object.
Public propertyProcessingRecommendationGets or sets the processing recommendation associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyProcessingStateGets or sets the processing state of the dimension.
Public propertyRelationshipsGets the collection of dimension relationships.
Public propertySiteInfrastructure. Gets or sets the site of the component. (Inherited from NamedComponent.)
Public propertySiteIDInfrastructure. Gets or sets the identifier for the site associated with the component. (Inherited from NamedComponent.)
Public propertySourceGets or sets the source attribute to which binding is made for a Dimension object.
Public propertyStateGets or sets the AnalysisState of this current instance. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public propertyStorageModeGets or sets the storage mode associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyStringStoresCompatibilityLevelGets or sets the compatibility level of the string stores.
Public propertyTranslationsGets the collection of translations that are associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyTypeGets or sets the type of Dimension object.
Public propertyUnknownMemberGets or sets the unknown member behavior for a Dimension object.
Public propertyUnknownMemberNameGets or sets the caption to be used for Unknown Members in the default language for a Dimension object.
Public propertyUnknownMemberTranslationsA collection of translations that provide a caption for an Unknown Member associated with a Dimension object.
Public propertyWriteEnabledGets or sets the Boolean value for the write-enable property that is associated with a Dimension object.
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  NameDescription
Protected methodAddToContainerInfrastructure. Adds a ModelComponent object to the specified container. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Protected methodAfterInsertInfrastructure. Displays a ModelComponent object after added to the specified index. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Protected methodAfterMoveInfrastructure. Displays a ModelComponent object after moving to the specified index. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Protected methodAfterRemoveInfrastructure. Displays a ModelComponentCollection after a ModelComponent object is removed. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Protected methodBeforeRemoveInfrastructure. Removes the ModelComponent object before the cleanup. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Public methodCanProcessSends a processing type to the server and indicates whether that process type can take place for the Dimension object. (Overrides ProcessableMajorObject.CanProcess(ProcessType).)
Public methodClone()Creates a new, full copy of a Dimension object.
Protected methodClone(Boolean)Infrastructure. Creates a new copy of the MajorObject object. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodCopyTo(Dimension)Copies a Dimension object to the specified object.
Protected methodCopyTo(MajorObject, Boolean)Copies the object to the specified destination. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodCreateObjRefSecurity Critical. (Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)
Public methodDispose (Inherited from Component.)
Public methodDrop()Removes current object and updates server. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodDrop(DropOptions)Removes current object and updates server using specified options. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodDrop(DropOptions, XmlaWarningCollection)Removes current object and updates server using specified options. Warnings resulting from drop operation are returned on the specified warnings object. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodDrop(DropOptions, XmlaWarningCollection, ImpactDetailCollection)Removes current object and updates server using specified options. Warnings resulting from drop operation are returned on the specified warnings variable and results for affected objects in operation are returned on specified impactResult variable. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodDrop(DropOptions, XmlaWarningCollection, ImpactDetailCollection, Boolean)Removes current object and updates server using specified options. Warnings resulting from drop operation are returned on the specified warnings variable and results for affected objects in operation are returned on specified impactResult variable. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodEquals (Inherited from Object.)
Protected methodGetCreateReferencesInfrastructure. Gets a Hashtable to create references. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodGetDependentsInfrastructure. Adds the mining structures and subsequent dependents to the specified Hashtable. (Overrides MajorObject.GetDependents(Hashtable).)
Protected methodGetDropDependentsInfrastructure. Gets the drop dependents. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodGetHashCode (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetLifetimeServiceSecurity Critical. (Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)
Public methodGetReferencesInfrastructure. Gets the objects that the dimension references. (Overrides MajorObject.GetReferences(Hashtable, Boolean).)
Public methodGetType (Inherited from Object.)
Public methodGetUpdateOverwritesInfrastructure. Gets the Hashtable object that overwrites the updated MajorObject. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodInitializeLifetimeServiceSecurity Critical. (Inherited from MarshalByRefObject.)
Public methodProcess()Processes the ProcessableMajorObject. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodProcess(ProcessType)Processes the ProcessableMajorObject with the specified process type. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodProcess(ProcessType, Binding)Processes the ProcessableMajorObject with the specified process type. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodProcess(ProcessType, ErrorConfiguration)Processes the ProcessableMajorObject with the specified process type. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodProcess(ProcessType, WriteBackTableCreation)Processes the ProcessableMajorObject with the specified process type and writeback option. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodProcess(ProcessType, ErrorConfiguration, XmlaWarningCollection)Processes the ProcessableMajorObject with the specified process type. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodProcess(ProcessType, ErrorConfiguration, XmlaWarningCollection, ImpactDetailCollection)Processes the ProcessableMajorObject with the specified process type. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodProcess(ProcessType, ErrorConfiguration, XmlaWarningCollection, ImpactDetailCollection, Boolean)Processes the ProcessableMajorObject with the specified process type. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Public methodRefresh()Updates current object from server definitions. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodRefresh(Boolean)Updates current object from server definitions and loaded dependent objects if specified. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodRefresh(Boolean, RefreshType)Updates current object from server definitions and loaded dependent objects if specified. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Protected methodRemoveFromContainerInfrastructure. Removes a ModelComponent object from the specified container. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Public methodSubmit()Infrastructure. Submits a ModelComponent object. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Public methodSubmit(Boolean)Infrastructure. Submits a ModelComponent object. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Public methodToStringReturns a string containing the name of the component. (Inherited from NamedComponent.)
Public methodUpdate()Updates server definition of current object to actual values using the default values to update dependent objects. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodUpdate(UpdateOptions)Updates server definition of current object to actual values using the specified options to update dependent objects. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodUpdate(UpdateOptions, UpdateMode)Updates server definition of current object to actual values using the specified options to update dependent objects. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodUpdate(UpdateOptions, UpdateMode, XmlaWarningCollection)Updates server definition of current object to actual values using the specified options to update dependent objects and reports any warnings from operation. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodUpdate(UpdateOptions, UpdateMode, XmlaWarningCollection, ImpactDetailCollection)Updates server definition of current object to actual values using specified options to update dependent objects, reports any warnings from operation, and returns affected objects from operation. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodUpdate(UpdateOptions, UpdateMode, XmlaWarningCollection, ImpactDetailCollection, Boolean)Updates server definition of current object to actual values using specified options to update dependent objects, reports any warnings from operation, and returns affected objects from operation. If analyzeImpactOnly is true, an impact analysis operation is performed with no update operation. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodValidate(ValidationErrorCollection)Validates the element to which it is appended; returns any errors encountered in a collection. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Public methodValidate(ValidationResultCollection)Indicates whether the MajorObject is valid. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodValidate(ValidationErrorCollection, Boolean)Validates the element to which it is appended; returns any errors encountered in a collection. Also contains a parameter to enable return of detailed errors. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Public methodValidate(ValidationResultCollection, ValidationOptions)Indicates whether the MajorObject is valid. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodValidate(ValidationErrorCollection, Boolean, ServerEdition)Determines whether the Dimension is valid. (Overrides NamedComponent.Validate(ValidationErrorCollection, Boolean, ServerEdition).)
Public methodValidate(ValidationResultCollection, ValidationOptions, ServerEdition)Indicates whether the MajorObject is valid. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Public methodValidate(ValidationErrorCollection, Boolean, Boolean, ServerEdition)Determines whether the Dimension is valid.
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  NameDescription
Public eventDisposed (Inherited from Component.)
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  NameDescription
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodICloneableCloneCreates a new copy of the object instance.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIDeserializationCallbackOnDeserializationRuns when the entire object graph has been deserialized. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIFormattableToStringFormats the value of the current instance using the specified format. (Inherited from NamedComponent.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIDeserializationStartCallback.OnDeserializationBeginRuns when the entire object graph starts to deserialized. (Inherited from MajorObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIHostableComponent.HostGets or sets the IServiceProvider that is the host of the ModelComponent. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIMajorObject.BaseTypeGets the base type implementation of the Dimension.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIMajorObject.CreateBodyCreates a new body for the Dimension.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIMajorObject.DependsOnDetermines whether the Dimension depends on an object.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIMajorObject.ObjectReferenceGets the object reference implementation of the Dimension.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIMajorObject.ParentDatabaseGets the parent database referred by the Dimension.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIMajorObject.ParentServerGets the parent server referred by the Dimension.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIMajorObject.PathGets the path implementation of the Dimension.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate methodIMajorObject.WriteRefWrites a reference for the Dimension.
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIModelComponent.FriendlyPathGets a friendly path for the ModelComponent. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIModelComponent.OwningCollectionGets or sets the collection that owns the current object. (Inherited from ModelComponent.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIProcessable.LastProcessedGets or sets the DateTime on which the object was last processed. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
Explicit interface implemetationPrivate propertyIProcessable.StateGets or sets the AnalysisState of this current instance. (Inherited from ProcessableMajorObject.)
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Any public static (Shared in Visual Basic) members of this type are thread safe. Any instance members are not guaranteed to be thread safe.

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